Coronavirus (1279) Infodemics and infodemiology: a short history and a long future (4)

18 May, 2021

Dear Chris and colleagues

Thank you for sharing this. It’s great to see this published and shared and globally shared. Clear, concise, well documented coming from a person who knows what he is talking about.

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Best regards.

Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, PhD, FIAHSI

Consultant, Knowledge Management and eHealth

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President, Jordan Library and Information Association

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IMIA Vice-President for MEDINFO 2021-2023

Part-time Lecturer & Researcher in Medical Informatics, PLR, Germany

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HIFA profile: Najeeb Al-Shorbaji recently retired from the World Health Organization (WHO), where he has worked since 1988 in different capacities. He was most recently Director of the Knowledge, Ethics and Research Department at WHO headquarters, Geneva. Previously he was Coordinator for Knowledge Management and Sharing in EMRO (Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office), Egypt. He is a member of a number of national and international professional societies and associations specialised in information management and health informatics. He has authored over 100 research papers and articles presented in various conferences and published in professional journals. He is a member of the HIFA Steering Group and the HIFA Working Group on Multilingualism.

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